College of Education
Student Success Center
T.J. Farr Building, Rm 202
Scholarships & Funding Opportunities
Higher Education Funding Opportunities
The Minority Teaching Fellows Program is intended to encourage talented minority Tennesseans to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. The award is $5,000 per year for students who pursue a teacher certification at an eligible Tennessee college or university.
The Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program is intended to encourage exemplary students to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. Participation is limited to college juniors, seniors, and post baccalaureate candidates admitted to a teacher education program in a Tennessee college or university.
The Tennessee Math & Science Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program provides financial assistance to Tennessee public school teachers seeking an advanced degree in a math or a science, or a certification to teach a math or a science. Loan forgiveness requires employment in a Tennessee public school system two (2) years for each year of the loan funding received.
Scholarships at Tennessee Tech
Annual Scholarship Application Deadline
Tennessee Tech and the College of Education
provide a wide range of scholarship opportunities for students meeting a variety of
application criteria. Funding to help support and enhance students' educational pursuits
is available to incoming freshmen, current students, and graduate students.
- Scholarships for College of Education Students
The College of Education provides a variety of scholarships specific to the college.
Alphabetical List Scholarships and Awards (with basic criteria)
- Departmental Scholarships & Awards
- How to Apply
Completing one (1) application per academic year makes you eligible for all university scholarships for which you meet the criteria.
For incoming freshmen, you need to apply for scholarships the year before you plan to attend in the fall.
Students must reapply every year by December 15th for the next academic year.